West Virginia, USA

West Virginia, USA

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Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 1,312 vacation rentals near West Virginia. From 389 houses to 329 condos, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near West Virginia for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Ski resorts and small-town charm in West Virginia

With the Appalachian Mountains to the east, West Virginia is full of natural beauty which you can appreciate year-round. Book West Virginia vacation rentals in the winter and you can enjoy skiing, tubing and other winter sports, while in the summer the wildflower-covered trails are used for hiking, biking and more. There's the small, historic capital of Charleston which is full of museums and culture, plus lots of charming little towns to explore, such as Charles Town with its Old Opera House and local museums. There's always something new to see.

Hit the Appalachian slopes in West Virginia

Snowshoe Mountain Resort is one of the biggest ski areas in the mid-Atlantic region, and, with a decent layer of powder, it's no wonder it's such a popular resort. There are 60 runs for all abilities, plus a series of backcountry trails where you can appreciate the beauty of the Appalachian Mountains. Many West Virginia vacation rentals cater to the ski crowd, with ski-in/ski-out access, so you can spend more time on the mountain. The Village at Snowshoe is at the summit, with a relaxed and cozy apres-ski vibe. When the snow melts the mountain is open for summer hiking.

Learn about West Virginia's history in Charleston

West Virginia's state capital of Charleston is a compact city with a historic feel. Visit the State Capitol Complex, a dramatic Georgian building topped off with a distinctive golden dome. Book a tour and explore the grand marble rooms, and the chambers where the state government works. Afterwards, head to the Downtown Charleston Historic District, which has the look of a classic small American town. With old-fashioned ice-cream shops and cozy cafes, it's a great place to bring the family. Try to catch a tour on one of the old trolley buses that still rattle through the streets.

Hot summers and chilly mountains in West Virginia

West Virginia has a varied climate across the state, with the mountain areas in the east tending to be colder. In the west, there's warm weather from May to September, with high humidity, mild spring and fall months, and a short winter which can see heavy snowfall. Summer can be a popular time for West Virginia vacation rentals in the mountain areas, as they're mild and cooler than the city, but peak time is December to March, when snow coverage is at its thickest.

Forest and mountain landscapes in West Virginia

To the east of West Virginia, Monongahela National Forest occupies a large part of the state, with mountains covered in lush green trees. Home of the Allegheny Mountains, part of the Appalachian range, there are a number of hiking and biking trails, for different abilities. The 12-mile Allegheny Mountain Trail has gentle slopes and well-worn paths, taking you past waterfalls and through shady trails. Once you reach the summit, you enjoy breathtaking views, especially in the fall, due to the colorful foliage.